Resolution Recommending the Establishment of a Center for the Enhancement of Teaching at San Francisco State University

Resolution Number: RS92-106
January, 1992

RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF

THE CENTER FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF TEACHING

AT SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY

#RS92-106

At its meeting of May 5, 1992, the Academic Senate approved the following resolution

recommending the establishment of the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching

at San Francisco State University:

WHEREAS

The Faculty Professional Development Planning

Committee defined faculty professional development programs and activities

to encompass five broad areas; 1) research, scholarly activities, and

creative endeavors; 2) curriculum development; 3) instructional skills

development and pedagogy; 4) community development; and 5) institutional

development; and

WHEREAS

The Faculty Professional Development Planning

Committee recommended an expansion in professional development activities

and programs, including the creation of a Center for the Enhancement of

Teaching; and

WHEREAS

The Academic Senate, San Francisco State

University, accepted the final report of the Faculty Professional Development

Planning Committee in May of 1990; and

WHEREAS

Vice-President for Academic Affairs Marilyn

Boxer appointed a task force in May of 1991 with the charge of examining

the feasibility of and possible structure for a Center for the Enhancement

of Teaching; and

WHEREAS

The CET Task Force has completed its work

and issued its final report; therefore be it

RESOLVED

That the Academic Senate, San Francisco State

University, accept the final report of the CET Task Force and thank its

members for their efforts on behalf of the faculty; and be it further

RESOLVED

That the Academic Senate, SFSU, endorse the

establishment of a Center for the Enhancement of Teaching at San Francisco

State University with the charge and structure recommended by the CET

Task Force; and be it further

RESOLVED

That the Academic Senate, SFSU, urge President

Robert Corrigan and Vice-President Marilyn Boxer to provide the resources

necessary for the establishment and continued operation of a Center for

the Enhancement of Teaching.